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Date: Mar 1905
An article in The Valdosta Times, published in Valdosta, Georgia on March 18, 1905 "Syrian Peddler Tragedy".
https://www.dropbox.com/s/2qhwd3negiht9gp/1905.03.18_Clip_ValdostaTimes_SyrianPeddlerTragedywm.jpg

Date: 1929
A letter from "one of the sheriff's best friends" in Lake City, Florida to Governor Carlton undated but likely 1929 regarding the deaths of Nola and Hasna Romey. The writer claims Sheiriff Douglass "is no good for a sheriff he is gone now and it is a…
https://www.dropbox.com/s/0rnhmun11aavi8l/1929_Letter to Gov re Romeys Lawlessnesswm.pdf

Date: 1929
A letter from an anonymous citizen of Lake City, Florida to Governor Carlton undated circa 1929 regarding the deaths of Nola and Hasna Romey. The writer urges the governor to send a special detective to Lake City to investigate the murders.
https://www.dropbox.com/s/dsct8bylqdtv2xt/No Date_Letter to Gov re special detective for Romey casewm.jpg

Date: 1929
A letter from an anonymous person to Florida Governor Carlton regarding an establishments outside of Lake City and White Springs called "Baker's Place" and "Fatty's Place". The writer claims the establishments sell a lot of illegal alcohol (during…
https://www.dropbox.com/s/5pmt1b29z4792j2/No Date_AnonymousOnBakersPlacewm.pdf

Date: Feb 1929
An article in the Tallahassee Democrat, published in Tallahassee, Florida on February 20, 1929 "Negro Young Man Lynched Today: Body Found Buried Near Purported Crime". Eighteen-year-old African-American man, Buster Adams was taken from the…
https://www.dropbox.com/s/z9vtkacy0scfu9h/1929.02.20_Allen_Tallahassee_Democratwm.jpg

Date: Feb 1929
An article in The Tampa Times, published in Tampa, Florida on February 22, 1929 "Jury Probing Lynching Case Finds Nothing: Evidence Lacking in Hernando County Hanging". Eighteen-year-old African-American man, Buster Adams was taken from the…
https://www.dropbox.com/s/fmf28omcrq3q2jw/1929.02.22_Allen_The_Tampa_Timeswm.jpg

Date: Feb 1929
An article in The Orlando Sentinel, published in Orlando, Florida on February 22, 1929 "Lynching Evidence Not Sufficient". Eighteen-year-old African-American man, Buster Adams was taken from the Hillsborough County, Florida jail in Tampa, to protect…
https://www.dropbox.com/s/4ekvspylhfw9v2i/1929.02.22_Allen_The_Orlando_Sentinelwm.jpg

Date: Feb 1929
An article in The Tampa Times, published in Tampa, Florida on February 27, 1929 "Unjust to Tampa". An article detailing the lynching of Buster Allen objecting to the lynching being associated with Tampa, rather than Hernando County where the majority…
https://www.dropbox.com/s/niqrpyq1012xuvw/1929.02.27_Allen_The_Tampa_Timeswm.jpg

Date: May 1929
An article in The Lake City Reporter, published in Lake City Florida on May 17, 1929 "Exclude Immigrants For Five Year Period". This article was published in Lake City on the day Nola Romey was lynched and Fannie Romey was killed by police officers.…
https://www.dropbox.com/s/nfzgfkrcmpk23ct/1929.05.17_Clip_LakeCityReporter_04wm.jpg

Date: May 1929
An article in the Birmingham News published in Birmingham, Alabama on Friday, May 17, 1929 "Florida Grocer Lynched by Mob: Action Follows Wounding of Police Chief in Row".
https://www.dropbox.com/s/hm4ll0xepkwmb3c/1929.05.17_Birmingham Newswm.jpg

Date: May 1929
A headline article in The Valdosta Daily Times, published in Valdosta, Georgia on Friday, May 17, 1929 "Lynch Romey at Lake City: Wife Also Dies, is Shot by Officer Body Left by Road: Funeral Services to be Held in Valdosta Tomorrow".
https://www.dropbox.com/s/kw0rokfu2sw7c9m/1929.05.17_Clip_ValdostaDailyTimes1wm.jpg

Date: May 1929
An article in the New York Evening World published in New York City on Friday May 17, 1929 "Mob in Florida Lynches White Man: Wife Slain: Shooting of Police Chief by Woman Cause of Outbreak".
https://www.dropbox.com/s/t9qztud1hkht53z/1929.05.17_New York Evening Worldwm.jpg

Date: 17-May-29
A Telegram from George Lahood to Florida Governor Carlton dated May 17, 1929 requesting Icer Romey (sone of Nola and Hasna Romey) be removed from the Columbia County Jail for his safety.
https://www.dropbox.com/s/ghed3jf323s3l28/1929.05.17_LahoodTelegramwm.pdf

Date: May 1929
A headline article in The Valdosta Daily Times, published in Valdosta, Georgia on Saturday, May 18, 1929 "Carlton Orders Probe of Romeo Lynching: Funeral Service Be Held Sunday For Lynch Victim".
https://www.dropbox.com/s/nu7on7xves7f2rx/1929.05.18_Clip_ValdostaDailyTimes1wm.jpg

Date: May 1929
An article in The Los Angeles Times published in Los Angeles, California on Saturday May 18, 1929 "Florida Grocer Lynched: Victim's Wife Also Dies as Result of Battle in Which Police Chief is Shot".
https://www.dropbox.com/s/ae3etokbq2o0vmj/1929.05.18_The_Los_Angeles_Timeswm.jpg

Date: May 1929
An article in The Tampa Tribune published in Tampa, Florida on Saturday May 18, 1929 "Man Lynched After Wife is Slain by Cop: Carlton Orders Inquiry Into Lake City Case".
https://www.dropbox.com/s/gw6ctdlixd785sq/1929.05.18_The_Tampa_Tribune1wm.jpg

Date: May 1929
An article in The Florida Times-Union, published in Jacksonville, Florida on May 18, 1929 "Probe Order Issued for Romeo Case: Governor Orders Investigation in Death of Man and Wife at Lake City". The copy of the article originally belonged to Emeine…
https://www.dropbox.com/s/3dmmrlw6i206tho/1929.05.18_FloridaTimesUnionwm.jpg

Date: 18-May-29
A letter from an anonymous citizen of Lake City, Florida to Governor Carlton dated May 18, 1929 regarding the deaths of Nola and Hasna Romey. The letter names Chief John Bake, Deputy Sheriff Leo Cox, and Arthur Hall. It claims that Cox fired the…
https://www.dropbox.com/s/9z48p4cyzt2r62a/1929.05.18_Letter to Gov from Anonymouswm.pdf

Date: 18-May-29
A letter from an anonymous citizen of Lake City, Florida to Governor Carlton dated May 18, 1929 regarding the deaths of Nola and Hasna Romey. The writer claims "our sheriff (Douglass) is not doing his duty".
https://www.dropbox.com/s/b9fbw11hxdl7qyz/1929.05.18_Letter to Gov from F Anonymouswm.pdf

Date: 18-May-29
A letter from Salina, Kansas to Florida Governor Carlton dated May 18, 1929 expressing outrage over the lynching of Nola Romey.
https://www.dropbox.com/s/r47uuvz04i81pjm/1929.05.18_Letter to Gov from Kansaswm.jpg
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